Philo Public Library District
P.O. Box 199
115 E. Washington
Philo, Illinois 61864-0199

Phone: (217) 684-2896
Fax: (217) 684-2719

Monday-Friday: 9am-12N, 3pm-7pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm
Sunday: 2pm-5pm

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New Books



“Jesus: 90 days with One and Only” by Beth Moore

“Taste of Home Baking”

another interesting science book by Carlo Rovelli, “The Order of Time”

John McCain’s memoir, “The Restless Wave”

“Salt Fat Acid Heat: Mastering the elements of good cooking” by Samin Nosrat, ( listened to an interview on NPR with the author and am looking forward to reading it)

“The Guide to Humane Critter Control: Natural, Non-toxic pest solutions”


Children’s Programs
We offer a variety of programs for preschool and school-age children. Please see calendar for dates and times.
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library meet once a month, generally their meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday at 3:00 PM, in the library's meeting room. Membership dues are currently $5 per year. The Friends mission is to assist the library, and to have a good time while doing it. Please call ahead for current information.
Book Club
We have a unique book club where you pick your own book to read with others. We meet on the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Please call ahead, since we will not be meeting on holidays or in inclement weather.